(Image description: Photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr. with text overlaying, “White people feared him, persecuted him, jailed him and murdered him. And when he was dead, they stole his legacy to use as a cudgel against his own people.”)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Happy" MLK Day…
About competing injured.
This World War I veteran wore his uniform to enter Santa Anita Park assembly center. He joined other people of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast during World War II.
Dorothea Lange took this photograph on April 5, 1942.
Just a few weeks before, on February 19, 1942, President Roosevelt had signed Executive Order 9066. The War Department used this order almost exclusively to intern thousands Americans of Japanese descent until the continued detention without cause was declared unconstitutional. The order was rescinded in 1944.
Today is the Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans interned during WWII. Read more about the Executive Order 9066 on the OurPresidents Tumblr.
Image: National Archives, 210-G-3B-424
For my husband’s family who were interned, for all of those our country imprisoned under EO 9066.
Challenge yourself to identify some eighty languages by their sound alone. Learn more about how languages sound and where they’re spoken.
I got 500. What’s your score?
Senior design project
This is so wonderful.
Mike Judge has a new series coming to HBO in April. It’s called Silicon Valley and is about startup culture. Here’s a preview:
If you live in a place where snowy and icy winters are the norm, you know the dangers of falling through the ice. And this guide is especially pertinent for
Just in case you fall through the ice while you’re tumbling.